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Cyber Security Engineer
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Job Location: Princeton, NJ

Job #: 14130
Title: Cyber Security Engineer
Job Location: Princeton, New Jersey - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $100,000.00 - $150,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Plus Plus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Conduct forensic acquisition and analysis of cyber security incidents and work with Mission Support to ensure the two teams work seamlessly to solve customer and systemic Intrusion Problems.


We are looking for a candidate with the enthusiasm, passion and skills to lead (or grow into position)/be a strong contributor to our emerging needs for a Cyber Hunter.
Prefer candidates with 4-8 years experience but open to discussion on more junior or senior personnel.
Prefer candidate in our Princeton, NJ location but open to discussion regarding being based out of other locations.

Specific work includes the following:

Conduct forensic acquisition and analysis of cyber security incidents and work with Mission Support to ensure the two teams work seamlessly to solve customer and systemic Intrusion Problems.
Work with Network Security to solve ongoing problems. Provide information for the indicator database and assist with signature creation and tuning to ensure proper agency cyber defenses.
Work directly with system administrators to remediate systems to mitigate and/or prevent incidents of compromise.
Actively work to reduce and mitigate findings from Hunt Operations or from other assessments and will report progress as requested by the Government.
Recommends appropriate enterprise mitigation activities to minimize down time, mission impact and restore service in response to cyber events/incidents.
Works in a collaborative manner with ISSO, IT, project and leadership teams to plan for and ensure needed corporate cyber posture.
Provides cyber incident reports as required to ISSO and Corporate leadership.
Secret clearance is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance. Must be a U.S. Citizen. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Additionally would like (but will send individual to necessary training if needed)

Obtain and maintain cyber certifications appropriate to position.
Must meet DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical IAT Level III (IAT-III) certification requirements - CISSP, or any of the other DoD approved IAT III baseline certifications listed at this link:
Must have additional Computer Security Service Provider (CSSP) specialties
Must be familiar with Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program (DoD 8570.01-M) standards
Ability to apply extensive knowledge of a variety of the cyber fields concepts, practices, and procedures

Certainly would assume the following skills:
Basic working knowledge of major operating system security (Windows, Mac OS, Linux/Unix), mainframe, web server security, and network security
Basic working knowledge of major security systems and functions: Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Antivirus/Antimalware, SIEM, Incident Response, Threat Prevention, Web/Application Control Filtering, Email Filtering, NetFlow Analysis, Endpoint Security, Configuration and Change Management, File Integrity Monitoring, and DLP
Basic working knowledge of log, network, and system forensic investigation techniques
Basic working knowledge of networking protocols and systems administration
Basic working knowledge of identifying and capturing indicators of compromise and methods for detecting them within incidents
Basic working knowledge with packet analysis and malware analysis
Basic working knowledge of the processes that ensure compliance with regulatory or industry requirements such as NERC CIP, SOX and PCI

Good analytical and risk assessment skills as well as strong listening, written and computer communication skills for reporting and auditing purposes.


University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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